The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 30 75 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.90% 13.49% 14.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 41.44% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 63 61
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 181 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.54% 32.55% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 63 134 130
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 45 (45.45%) Degree
2 44 (44.44%) UNIX
3 34 (34.34%) TCP/IP
4 31 (31.31%) Windows
5 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
6 29 (29.29%) Firewall
7 24 (24.24%) C++
8 23 (23.23%) Cisco
9 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
9 20 (20.20%) C
10 19 (19.19%) SQL
10 19 (19.19%) MySQL
11 16 (16.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (16.16%) Oracle
12 15 (15.15%) JBoss
12 15 (15.15%) Juniper
12 15 (15.15%) Nagios
12 15 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (14.14%) SSL
13 14 (14.14%) Java
13 14 (14.14%) Incident Management
13 14 (14.14%) VMware
14 13 (13.13%) J2EE
14 13 (13.13%) Web Services
14 13 (13.13%) HTTP
14 13 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (12.12%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (12.12%) logstash
15 12 (12.12%) Amazon Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.15%) JBoss
2 12 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.06%) Apache
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.02%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.12%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 12 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (12.12%) Amazon S3
2 12 (12.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.34%) TCP/IP
2 29 (29.29%) Firewall
3 14 (14.14%) SSL
4 13 (13.13%) HTTP
5 12 (12.12%) OpenVPN
5 12 (12.12%) LDAP
6 10 (10.10%) Kerberos
6 10 (10.10%) FTP
6 10 (10.10%) SAN
7 9 (9.09%) OSPF
8 8 (8.08%) DNS
8 8 (8.08%) MPLS
9 7 (7.07%) Network Security
10 6 (6.06%) NAS
10 6 (6.06%) WAN
11 5 (5.05%) VRRP
11 5 (5.05%) BGP
11 5 (5.05%) RIP
11 5 (5.05%) DHCP
11 5 (5.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) MySQL
2 12 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (12.12%) Redis
3 9 (9.09%) OLTP
3 9 (9.09%) OLAP
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.03%) DB2
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.04%) GNU Toolchain
3 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.02%) Hudson
4 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (5.05%) Retail
2 4 (4.04%) French Language
2 4 (4.04%) German Language
2 4 (4.04%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.04%) Spanish Language
2 4 (4.04%) Legal
2 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 22 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 18 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Graduate
5 12 (12.12%) Linux Support Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Linux Support
6 11 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) QA Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Security Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) J2EE
1 13 (13.13%) Web Services
2 10 (10.10%) Servlets
3 9 (9.09%) JDBC
3 9 (9.09%) J2SE
4 6 (6.06%) JPA
4 6 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.06%) JSP
4 6 (6.06%) XML
5 4 (4.04%) Spring
5 4 (4.04%) HTML
5 4 (4.04%) POSIX
6 2 (2.02%) CSS
6 2 (2.02%) .NET
7 1 (1.01%) Middleware
7 1 (1.01%) Flash
7 1 (1.01%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.10%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.02%) IPTV
6 2 (2.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.44%) UNIX
2 31 (31.31%) Windows
3 16 (16.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.12%) Amazon Linux
5 8 (8.08%) Debian
6 7 (7.07%) Solaris
6 7 (7.07%) Android
6 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.05%) CentOS
8 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.03%) SUSE
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.01%) AIX
11 1 (1.01%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
2 14 (14.14%) Incident Management
3 12 (12.12%) Server Hardening
4 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 9 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 9 (9.09%) Workflow
6 8 (8.08%) ETL
7 6 (6.06%) Product Management
7 6 (6.06%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.06%) OO
7 6 (6.06%) OOD
7 6 (6.06%) Benchmarking
7 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) ITIL
8 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.04%) Time Management
9 4 (4.04%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.04%) Network Design
9 4 (4.04%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) C++
2 20 (20.20%) C
3 19 (19.19%) SQL
4 14 (14.14%) Java
5 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.09%) Perl
6 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.08%) Python
7 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.04%) Ruby
9 3 (3.03%) Korn
10 2 (2.02%) C#
10 2 (2.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.07%) CCNA
4 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) MCP
4 4 (4.04%) MCSE
4 4 (4.04%) MCSA
4 4 (4.04%) MCDBA
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) CCIE
6 1 (1.01%) CCIP
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) CCDA
6 1 (1.01%) CCA
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) RHCE
6 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) NFS
2 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.02%) Squid
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.02%) qmail
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) XenServer
7 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) Nagios
2 13 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (12.12%) logstash
4 2 (2.02%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.02%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.02%) Puppet
5 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.01%) Ansible
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.01%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Cisco
2 16 (16.16%) Oracle
3 15 (15.15%) Juniper
4 14 (14.14%) VMware
5 11 (11.11%) F5
6 10 (10.10%) Blue Coat
7 9 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.07%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.06%) HP
9 6 (6.06%) IBM
10 5 (5.05%) Brocade
11 4 (4.04%) LANDesk
11 4 (4.04%) Sun
11 4 (4.04%) Citrix
11 4 (4.04%) Symantec
12 3 (3.03%) Nokia
13 2 (2.02%) NetApp
13 2 (2.02%) EMC
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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